The City of Albany is responsible for ensuring advertising signage is consistent in design and quality and that it does not cause any hazards or obstructions to pedestrians or motorists.
How to apply
|Description||Signage is used for the purpose of advertising and includes advertisements and advertising devices. These include any object or structure which advertises businesses, functions, operations, developments etc. Please refer to our One Stop Shop at North Road for assistance.|
|Do I need approval?||
Planning - If your sign does not meet the design standards in the Signs Local Planning Policy (see document link below), then you will need to seek planning approval in the form of a Development Application. For a full list of signs which are exempt, see Schedule 5 of the Local Planning Scheme No. 1.
Please note: Where planning approval is needed, this should be obtained prior to applying for a building permit.
Building - A sign permit is required for all signs unless it is mentioned as exempt in the City of Albany's Sign Local Law (see document link below).
|What do I need to submit?||
- Planning: Signs Policy (168KB)This document is an extract of the "Local Planning Scheme No 1 Policy Manual.
- Sign Licence Application (160KB)A licence is required to be obtained for signs in accordance with the Signs Local Law 2006, Signs (Amendment) Local Law 2008. This application form is processed by the Building Department.